What My Two-Year-Old Taught Me About Grants Management

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I am the lucky father of a wonderful two-year-old girl, Rose. She is silly, inquisitive, sweet, curious, playful, cuddly, and a lot of fun. She is also a tough cookie. Anyone who has dealt with a two-year-old knows what irrational balls of anger they can sometimes be. Dealing with Rose has taught me a lot of lessons that apply to the world of grants management. After all, in our role as grants managers, we are often in a compliance position, telling people what they can and cannot do, and trying to get sometimes reluctant people to go along with your program.

The following are some of the lessons that being a parent has taught me about being in grants management.


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What are the main takeaways or key points from this resource?:

Sometimes being a Grants Coordinator and being a parent aren't too different.


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July 2015


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Public


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Patrick Taylor


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